Friday, 04 October 2019 11:22

Senator introduces ban on oil and gas exports

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Senator Edward J. Markey, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Senate author of the Green New Deal, has introduced the Block all New (BAN) Oil Exports Act (S. 2527) to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to reinstate the four-decade ban on the export of crude oil and natural gas produced in the United States. This move follows Senator Markey’s concerns with the US dependence on foreign oil following the Saudi Oil Field Attack. The Green New Deal seeks to transition to 100 percent clean, renewable, zero-emitting energy and put an end to America’s dependence on fossil fuels that put the US economy and national security at risk.


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